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Players : con men, hustlers, gamblers, and scam artists

Author: Stephen Hyde; Geno Zanetti
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, ©2002.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hyde; Geno Zanetti
ISBN: 1560253800 9781560253808
OCLC Number: 49416009
Description: x, 397 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Lottery in Babylon / Jorges Luis Borges --
Poker --
bets, bluffs and bad bets / Al Alvarez --
Alchemy of opposites / Rodolfo Sarfalloto --
Pascal's Wager / Blaise Pascal --
Con men and cutpurses / Lucy Moore --
Gaming / Charles Baudelaire --
Generous gambler / Charles Baudelaire --
Gambler Fyodor Dostoevsky --
Queen of Spades / Alexader Puskin --
Man who would be king / Rudyard Kipling --
Word about confidence men / David Maurer --
Low life / Luc Sante --
Oscar Wilde / Richard Ellman --
There's a one-eyed man in the game / Dee Alexander Brown --
Four men and a poker game / Bertolt Brecht --
Snatching of Bookie Bob / Damon Runyon --
Yellow kid / Joseph Weil --
Talk with the yellow kid / Saul Bellow --
Merry antics of Izzy and Moe / Herbert Asbury --
Spanish prisoner, the beautiful senorita / Rufus Jarman --
Grifters / Jim Thompson --
Hustler / Walter Tevis --
Birds of a feather / David Maurer Casino / Nick Pileggi Painter jailed for committing masterpieces / Robert Anton Wilson --
Law degree is just an illegal technicality / Frank W. Abagnale --
Fear and loathing in Las Vegas / Hunter S. Thompson --
Pool halls / David Mamet --
Things I have learned playing poker on the hill / David Mamet --
Cut numbers / Nick Tosches --
London fields / Martin Amis --
Love is a racket / John Ridley --
Son of a grifter / Kent Walker --
Chelsea rip / David McCumber --
Fixer chao / Han Ong --
Poker in the Strand / John Molyneux.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Hyde and Geno Zanetti.
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